The Green Bay Packers are the champions of the NFL!
They will add another Lombardi Trophy to the three they have displayed in their Hall of Fame at their home stadium, Lambeau Field.
None of the Packers playoff victories happened at Lambeau, but several of their final games at home were “must-win” if they wanted to make the playoffs. The Packers did not disappoint their home fans.
Congratulations to the Packers, Green Bay and the great state of Wisconsin!
Super Bowl XLV is happening on February 6th in Dallas, Texas. It’ll be the Green Bay Packers versus the Pittsburgh Steelers.
I have no problem knowing who to root for in this one. Here’s why:
5. I’m sick of all those hair care commercials starring Troy Polamalu. With a Packer win, we can expect a new crop of ads starring Clay Matthews and/or AJ Hawk. Huge improvement!
4. If Aaron Rodgers wins the Super Bowl, the media can stop talking about Brett Favre so much and focus on the guy who is the actual quarterback for the Packers right now. The less Favre coverage I have to hear about, the better. Also, an Aaron Rodgers win means a Ben Roethlisberger loss. And that makes me happy. I like Rodgers much better than Roethlisberger.
3. Both the Packers and the Steelers have won the Super Bowl before, but the Packers haven’t won it since 1997. The Steelers won in both 2006 and 2009. If we can’t have a first-time champ, I’d like to see the team that hasn’t won for awhile get the ring.
The 1997 Super Bowl Trophy in the Packers Hall of Fame
2. I hate the Steelers and seeing them in the Super Bowl makes me angry. I still haven’t gotten over Super Bowl XL. Seeing the Steelers actually lose in the Super Bowl would help ease my pain just a bit.
1. A Green Bay win will make my husband very, very happy. And that’s the best reason of all. Go Packers!
It’s fall, and that means it’s time for some football! Here are a few balls we saw when we visited the Football Hall of Fame in Canton:
This football is signed by all the members of the 1929 National Champion Green Bay Packers
This football is signed by Seahawk Steve Largent and is the one he caught for his 100th career touchdown pass. Largent is enshrined in the Hall of Fame.
The basic football hasn’t changed much, has it? It’s still pretty much the same size, shape and color as it was when professional football got started in the USA. Although, when football got started, it didn’t have an audience of thousands every Sunday, so some things have definitely changed.
GO PACK GO!!
The Packers seem to find themselves in a Thanksgiving Day game fairly often–this will be their 4th appearance in the last nine years and 33rd overall. Most of these appearances have been in Detroit against the Lions, and now I can say I’ve seen where these games are played.
You can’t really tell from this picture, but I’d definitely say it has a much less interesting exterior than Comerica Park, which is just across the street.
Nothing says “Fall” quite like a college football game. And with a resurgence by our local Washington Huskies, Seattle’s fall Saturdays have been much more enjoyable this year. In honor of the UW’s victory over USC and their hard-fought contests against LSU and Notre Dame, here is the home of the Huskies and the best college football setting in the country, Husky Stadium:
Few college football stadiums can match the splendor of Husky Stadium on the banks of Lake Washington. This picture was taken during our summer canoe trip on the lake, but even during the fall, a sunny Saturday will produce a view similar to this one. It’s a great place to watch a football game, hear a marching band, and sing along with a proud Fight Song. I’ve only been once, but I’d love to go again, especially now that I’m a Washington Alumna. Hopefully soon!
Heaven help the foes of Washington,
They’re trembling at the feet of mighty Washington!
Let’s Go Huskies!